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Havre Border Patrol agents arrest man illegally present in U.S.

Release Date: 
January 28, 2020

HAVRE, Mont. – Havre Station Border Patrol agents arrested a man they found in the country on Monday, who had a prior order of removal. The citizen of Mexico was taken into custody for violating federal immigration laws and will be turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement pending prosecution.

 “I am proud of the work our agents do every day to keep us safe by arresting those that have committed crimes in our communities and taking them off the streets.” said Chief Patrol Agent Sean McGoffin. “Border Patrol agents work around the clock to ensure the security of the American public.”

As America’s unified border agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) protects the United States against terrorist threats and prevents the illegal entry of people and dangerous materials into the United States, while facilitating lawful travel and trade. Additionally, CBP routinely conducts inspection operations on arriving and departing international flights and intercepts narcotics, weapons, currency, prohibited agriculture products, and other illicit items.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomes assistance from the community. Individuals can report suspicious activity to Border Patrol by calling 800 BE ALERT or (800) 232-5378. All calls will be answered and remain anonymous.

Last modified: 
January 28, 2020